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"Bond 24" Set For 2015, Mendes Confirmed

By Garth Franklin Thursday July 11th 2013 11:59AM
"Bond 24" Set For 2015, Mendes Confirmed

It's official, "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes will return to direct the next James Bond film for Sony, MGM and EON Productions.

Release dates have also been set with a UK opening on October 23rd 2015 ahead of a U.S. release on November 6th 2015.

In an official statement, Mendes says: "I am very pleased that by giving me the time I need to honour all my theatre commitments, the producers have made it possible for me to direct Bond 24. I very much look forward to taking up the reins again, and to working with Daniel Craig, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli for a second time".

Producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli added: "Following the extraordinary success of Skyfall, we’re really excited to be working once again with Daniel Craig, Sam Mendes and John Logan."

Source: Sony Pictures

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